Cloud and cognitive are revolutionizing financial technology

What if cognitive technologies, such as artificial intelligence and machine learning, could personalize your investing experience? What if an investment scenario offered a simple but complete picture of how to reduce risk while achieving higher returns? Could games, or more precisely “gamification,” help you achieve critical investments insights that offer the promise of long-lasting value? […]

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5 ways to unlock the value of video with the help of IBM Watson Media

Understanding video content is a significant challenge for media companies. The biggest obstacle? Data within a video is largely unstructured and requires complex analysis. In a crowded landscape, it’s becoming essential for media and entertainment companies to extract new insights from video to meet consumers’ and advertisers’ needs. AI technology can give streaming services a […]

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Sincrolab counts on IBM Bluemix to support cognitive therapy app

For parents of children with cognitive difficulties such as autism or ADHD, the time, travel and expense associated with cognitive therapy can be barriers to getting needed treatment. Some families have incurred significant debt to secure treatment for their children. Some have even been forced to sell their homes to afford care or move to […]

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Taking digital marketing to the next level with AI and cloud

By Bob Lord, IBM Chief Digital Officer, and Joe Zawadzki, MediaMath Founder and CEO Let’s talk about how far digital marketing has come and be proud of that for a moment. Twenty years ago, it was just an idea. Then, 10 years later, programmatic marketing heralded a necessary move toward a better marketing future fueled […]

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Managing mountains of media monitoring data with IBM Cloud

Over the past 30 years, the media industry has undergone a digital revolution. In the “old days,” there was traditional media such as television, print, and radio. Today, social and digital channels are as just as much a concern as traditional media. PRIME Research performs media monitoring services for more than 500 global customers including […]

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A boost to advanced networking on IBM Cloud

In September, IBM acquired a high-performance team focused on advanced networking technology that moves the networking function from the server to the edge, increasing data center efficiency. The Cloudigo, Ltd. team brings talent and technology that closely aligns with IBM investments in advanced network processing, as part of its cloud platform. The team will work […]

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How two companies reinvented themselves with SAP S/4HANA and managed IBM Cloud

SAP data and applications are mission-critical assets that impact operations across an entire enterprise. With that in mind, leaders count on SAP architects and developers to discover new ways to derive value from their enterprise resource planning (ERP) environments as they migrate to S/4HANA. At the SAP TechEd conference later this month, I’ll share in-depth […]

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Fun with Watson: Object recognition

Back in the old BBS days, users posted how-to guides called “fun-withs.” Fun-withs were a sort of off-label user manuals. They weren’t really official uses, but they were uses all the same. To bring back some of the old fun-with spirit, I wanted to share a few off-label guides for how to use Watson. This […]

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Tackling digital transformation in the multicloud world

In today’s digital economy, enterprises face disruption by innovative business models and new players in the established industries. Their customers increasingly demand seamless and engaging experiences through a range of digital channels, including mobile apps, web, and IoT devices. Thanks to the immediacy of social media, many people have no patience for brands that fail […]

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How Dreamstime stores and manages 64 million stock images with IBM Cloud Object Storage

Today’s digital media companies are experiencing an explosion of content, resulting in massive amounts of data that must be stored and secured. For media companies working with high-resolution images, content repositories can consist of millions of photos and visuals, with hundreds of terabytes or even petabytes of data. Stock photo company Dreamstime provides millions of […]

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Innovations and momentum from IBM and VMware accelerate enterprise cloud adoption

In my previous post, I discussed the evolving enterprise cloud landscape and how the conversation in IT departments has shifted from “why cloud” to “which cloud.” There’s no question that businesses want secure and simple access to cloud-native services such as AI, data and analytics, Internet of Things (IoT), and a serverless infrastructure. And they […]

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Cloud-iplicity: Integration in a multicloud world

Let’s say you suddenly have the power to clone yourself. How many of you would it take to tackle all of your work on any given day? Two? Three? Four? Twelve? If this sounds like a familiar scenario, you probably remember the movie “Multiplicity” starring Michael Keaton (and Michael Keaton and Michael Keaton) as Doug […]

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